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Toccoa Commission Approves FY 2015 Budget Calendar

February 11, 2014

With the current budget year over half finished, the city of Toccoa is starting to get ready for the next one. Monday, city commissioners approved a budget calendar for Fiscal Year 2015. The city must approve its Fiscal Year 2015 budget on or before June 30. Under the budget calendar approved Monday by commissioners,...

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Stephens Co. Commission Set To Meet Today

February 11, 2014

Stephens County Commissioners are scheduled to meet this morning for their first regularly scheduled meeting in about a month. Today’s Stephens County Commission meeting is set to start at 8:30 a.m. today at the historic Stephens County Courthouse in downtown Toccoa. Commissioners did not have their last meeting two weeks ago due to winter weather....

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Lady Indians Win Region Hoops Quarterfinal

February 11, 2014

The Stephens County Lady Indians are in to the state tournament and the Region 8-AAAA semi-finals. The fourth-seeded Lady Indians defeated fifth-seeded Lanier in Monday’s quarterfinal 54-36 at Lanier High School. Stephens County’s girls will now play Chestatee in the semi-finals. Chestatee is the top seed and defeated Monroe Area 53-27, in a report...

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Region 8-AAAA Basketball Tourney Starts Today; TODAY’S START TIME MOVED UP

February 10, 2014

The Region 8-AAAA basketball tournament is scheduled to get underway today at LanierHigh   School with quarterfinal action. Stephens County’s Lady Indians will play today at 3 p.m. in a quarterfinal game against Lanier. Meanwhile, the Indian boys will play Johnson in a quarterfinal game.  The boys’ game is scheduled for Tuesday at 7 p.m....

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SCDA Gets Good News On Sewer Expansion Grant

February 10, 2014

Toccoa and Stephens County remain in the running for a significant grant to help with a local water and sewer expansion project. Stephens County Development Authority Executive Director Tim Martin says that the Economic Development Administration has contacted the Development Authority to tell it that its grant application for funding to help install sewer...

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Herschel Walker Bringing Talent Competition to Toccoa

February 10, 2014
Herschel Walker Bringing Talent Competition to Toccoa

A Georgia football legend and former Heisman trophy winner is bringing his latest venture to Toccoa next month. Herschel Walker is coming to Toccoa’s Schaefer Center on March 1 to host “Herschel’s Raw Talent.” Walker said “Herschel’s Raw Talent” is a competition that merges a talent show with the power of online videos. “We...

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Toccoa Fire Dept. Reports Two Fires

February 10, 2014

The Toccoa Fire Department and the State Fire Marshal’s Office continue to investigate a fire earlier this month at a local hotel. Toccoa Fire Chief Tommy Ayers said that crews responded to a room at the Toccoa Inn around 5:30 a.m. on February 2. Ayers said one person was injured in the fire and...

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Toccoa Commission Meeting Today

February 10, 2014

Toccoa City Commissioners will gather for a regularly scheduled meeting later today. That meeting will start at 5 p.m. at ToccoaCity   Hall. Items on the agenda for today’s Toccoa City Commission meeting include consideration of the Fiscal Year 2015 budget calendar, and a bid opening for the purchase of a bucket truck for...

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IRS Says Many Don’t Know About Earned Income Tax Credit

February 10, 2014

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio, Lavonia Now that tax filing season is underway, the Internal Revenue  Service is reminding moderate to low-income tax payers they may be eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit. The Earned Income Tax Credit is a work incentive for individuals and families who earn less than $51-thousand dollars a...

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Stowe Speaks on Commission Candidacy

February 7, 2014

The second person to announce his candidacy for the Stephens County Commission special election coming up in March said he thinks he can help make a change in StephensCounty if elected. Ralph Stowe spoke with AM 630 WNEG on Thursday. A lifelong resident, Stowe is retired after a career in law enforcement and private...

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  • November 14, 2014Holiday Tours at Hardman Farm State Historic Site
  • November 22, 2014Pittard Clinic is partnered with Toccoa Junior Women’s Club for a coat and food drive
  • November 23, 2014 1:00 pmSenior Citizens Dinner and Gospel Concert; Annual Sandra Harbin Pre-Thanksgiving Dinner and The Wen
  • November 24, 2014Revival
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